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this morning, the president said this. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. and make no mistake, we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> pelley: christopher stevens is only the sixth u.s. ambassador in american history to be killed by terrorists. it was a shock at the state department where secretary of state hillary clinton spoke earlier. >> today many americans are asking-- indeed, i asked myself-- how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction? let me be clear: there is no justification for this. none. violence like this is no way to honor religion or faith and as long as there are those who would take innocent life in the name of god, the world will never know a true and lasting peace. >> pelley: the state department has a tradition of honoring fallen u.s. diplomats by etching their names in marble at headquarters in washington. 236 names are on that wall. four will be added now. when stevens was appoint
in the middle eastern country of yemen, the sign they've ripped down says, "embassy of the united states." anti-american violence spread in the region today, fueled by anger or a once-obscure internet movie that ridicules islam, a film produced in the united states but one that has been condemned by the u.s. government. a mob attacked but did not break in to the u.s. embassy in yemen. in telephone calls today, president obama be thanked the president of yemen for condemning this embassy attack, but he told the president of egypt that the embassy there needs to be better protected. all of this, of course, comes a day after the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans were killed in a fiery assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. our team of correspondents is covering everyangy of this story, and we begin in benghazi where charlie d'agata made it inside the american consulate where the americans died. >> reporter: the attackers made sure there was nothing left. every single room in every single building on this compound looks like this-- torched and ransacked,. no place was sa
williams, thank you. >>> two american warships and elite united nations of the united states marines are on their way to libya this morning. investigators are already there looking for the people who killed the four americans. in benghazi, libya, visiting the ruins, charlie what did you see? >> reporter: well, nora, ruins is a good way to describe it, because the place has been decimated. every single building, every single room has been torched, everything inside smashed to pieces or taken out. really, there would have been no place to hide in that compound. when you talk to libyans here you hear the same thing. everybody is heartbroken. they're saddened, shocked by what's happened. they say that they're ashamed of what's happened. they say the ambassador is a personal friend to the libyans. he was here for growth, to show there is a stable future forelibya, ironically, and they held a pro-american rally last night here in benghazi to reinforce those sentiments. so, you know, even days after this event, there is a sense of shock, of anger at those behind it, and the investigation no
group, too. the difference is that what the group in the united states did was protected. >> reporter: the school has produced hundreds of diplomats now serving the world over including tunisia, kosovo and malta. the current ambassador to syria, robert ford, he's also a graduate here. he's been called back to the u.s. because it's too dangerous there. >> for take lot of students thinking about going -- a lot of students thinking about going into this line of work, we realize this is a potential hazard of the job. >> reporter: these two students are in their final year of study at hopkins before joining the foreign service and say the killings have not changed their career plans. >> i know that libyans and americans alike were fighting in arms against the insurgents to fight away, but sometimes these things just happen. >> reporter: president obama has ordered that security be increased at every diplomatic post around the world. the professor says that may not be enough to guarantee the safety of our diplomats. >> the marines are there to protect the information. >> the marines' pri
the latest in this wave of violence in egypt, libya and now yemen against the united states. it all seemed to have stemmed from the anti-islam youtube video but now they're looking into the possibility that the assault on the u.s. consulate in libya was a planned terrorist attack to mark the anniversary of 9/11. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: the death of ambassador stevens is particularly ironic because he actually helped the rebels overthrow gadhafi's regime and was also in the process of helping stabilize the new government. now the obama administration has begun what appears to be a terrorist hunt in libya. 50 marines are heading there to protect the embassy in tripoli. the f.b.i. has launched a full investigation. agents are being sent there now to sift through the wreckage for evidence. now two war ships armed with crui
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